Notes on the Sheriffs of County Clare, 1570-1700
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By Thomas Johnson Westropp, M.A., Member

1671 Thomas Hickman

1671. Thomas Hickman of Ballyhenan, eldest son of Gregory, son of Walter Hickman of Kew (Gregory settled in Clare before 1612,[51] and his farm of Barntick was plundered by the O’Briens, 1642).[52] Thomas Hickman’s will dates September 12th, 1677. Proved by his son Thomas in Dublin, 28th November, same year. He was buried in the chancel of Ennis Abbey with his wife, a daughter of John Colpoys, and was ancestor of the extinct Hickman’s of Barntick. Arms (as on his seal, and his son-in-law Hugh Perceval’s funeral entry at Dublin), per pale indented arg: and az: on first three roses gu., on second three roses argent. He prays, in his will, “for the happiness of the house of Thomond, wherein I have long served, and to which I have natural respect and love.”

Hickman of Ballyhenan 1671
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